Richard W. Walker

Richard W. Walker

Richard W. Walker is a freelance writer based in Maryland who has been covering issues and trends in government technology for more than 15 years.

Tech

SBA’s cloud migration: A people project, according to Deputy CIO Cavallo

by Richard W. Walker • 2 years ago

“Technology is by far the easiest part,” says Deputy CIO Guy Cavallo.

Tech

Agencies conduct first nationwide test of emergency system since 2011

by Richard W. Walker • 3 years ago

FEMA, FCC conduct first nationwide test of emergency system since 2011

Tech

Election systems safe from cyberattacks, experts believe

by Richard W. Walker • 3 years ago

With the 2016 national election looming, experts testifying Tuesday before a House committee broadly expressed confidence that election systems are secure from cyber and other disruptive attacks — with a few cautionary notes.

Tech

Federal per-employee spending on IT outpaces industry by fourfold — report

by Richard W. Walker • 3 years ago

Maintaining legacy systems contributes to the high cost of government IT, according to the analysis from IDC Government Insights.

Uncategorized

Emerging tech drives need to rethink privacy principles, experts say

by Richard W. Walker • 3 years ago

The Software & Information Industry Association issued new guidelines for privacy policymakers.

Defense

DISA gets injection of funding for small-business rapid innovation projects

by Richard W. Walker • 3 years ago

DOD provides DISA Rapid Innovation Fund with $9.7 million for small-business cyber projects

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